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Today's Word of the Day means...
the coming of
; the end of daylight; dusk.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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He was supposed to be evacuated that day, but communication problems and the darkness of
made it impossible.
The lights stay on longer, as people have to eat after
The few bulldozers that arrived promptly to sift through the rubble stopped working at
, the shower of debris had grown denser-and deadlier.
He did not give them another break until after
, when they were allotted six hours for supper and sleep.
, conditions inside the engine house had grown desperate.
Then they'd run up to their house and taken their posts, holding them through
Next morning the reckoning begins, so that by
eleven students are permanently expelled.
No real tramp crosses that frontier after
and in the day-time only to beg.
Then brushwood is piled about it, and at
the whole is set on fire.
British Dictionary definitions for
the approach of darkness; dusk
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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